The Black Stars have released their official squad numbers for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, with a host of players retaining their old numbers.
Afriyie Acquah, who enjoyed a productive season in the Seria A with Parma will wear jersey no.6, Captain Asamoah Gyan will maintain his favorite number 3 shirt .Schalke attacker, Kevin Prince Boateng opts for the jersey number 9 dropping the 23 shirt he wore at the last World Cup.
Stephen Adams the only locally based player in the team takes jersey number 1 while Sulley Muntari and Andre Ayew retain their no.11 and no.10 jerseys respectively.
The official Black Star squad numbers are as follows:
Goalkeepers: 1 Stephen Adams, 12 Adam Kwarasey, 16 Fatau Dauda
Defenders: 2 Samuel Inkoom, 4 Daniel Opare, 15 Rashid Sumaila, 19 Jonathan Mensah, 21 John Boye, 23 Harrison Afful
Midfielders: 5 Micheal Essien,6 Afriyie Acquah,7 Christian Atsu, 8 Agyeman Badu, 10 Andre Ayew, 11 Sulley Muntari,14 Albert Adomah, 17 Rabiu Mohammed 20 Kwadwo Asamoah, 22 Mubarak Wakaso.
Forwards: 3 Asamoah Gyan, 9 Kevin Prince Boateng, 13 Jordan Ayew,18 Abdul Majeed Waris.